SLCL Human Subjects Review Committee. Who we are. Four faculty from SLCL: Melissa Bowles, Chair (SIP) Jos é Ignacio Hualde (Linguistics/SIP) Jennifer Cole (Linguistics) Rebecca Foote (SIP). What we do. Review exempt applications from SLCL faculty/students
Research conducted in established or commonly accepted educational settings, involving normal educational practices, such as: research on regular and special education instructional strategies, or research on the effectiveness of or the comparison among instructional techniques, curricula, or classroom management methods.
Research involving the use of educational tests (cognitive, diagnostic, aptitude, achievement), survey procedures (paper or web-based questionnaires, reading of words and phrases [examples included with application], oral description of pictures [examples need to be included with application], retellings of stories or other facts of common knowledge [e.g., Little Red Riding Hood], interview procedures (guided interviews [questionnaire or list of topics included with application]; guided interactions between two or more speakers, free conversations [with the subjects’ stated right to have the entirety or any part of their conversation be excluded]), or observation of public behavior (e.g., recordings from publicly-broadcasted internet, radio, and television, publicly available corpora, etc.), unless: